View Full Version : Jbl 4530 ... The rebuild ( photos )

retro soulman
10-04-2011, 05:12 AM
Here are some photos from my jbl 4530... the drivers for lows are the E-130, for the horn i use the beyma cp 350 but soon ill change them with the jbl 2426... also at the tweeters i use the beyma cp 21 but ill change them with my jbl 2404 :)





retro soulman
10-04-2011, 05:14 AM




10-04-2011, 07:22 AM
Lovely. I'm shure they will benefit with proper drivers installed. Could you post some pics of your dj setup. Seems like pioneer 800's and some sweet turntables. I guess you use those 4530's for monitoring correct? Must be quite some sound in the living room..

retro soulman
10-04-2011, 08:21 AM



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10-15-2011, 10:57 AM
I LOVE that DJ desk. 3 TT, wow. Do you spinn them all 3 at the same time? Carl Cox did if I remember correctly.

....and that Phone instead of the usual headphones... Outstanding

NICE!! :applaud:

retro soulman
10-16-2011, 12:45 PM

hey are you from greece too? :)

yes many times i spin the 3 TT together.... acapellas , tools , rythms! all blended !:)

Flemming Skov
10-17-2011, 01:35 AM

Very nice set-up you got!!! Have you put any damping material in the compression chamber just on the back side of the E-130?

I'm using the 4530 with a old 2220a with the original diaphragme. Before it was the K-145 but I got the feeling that I did miss some level around 300 - 500Hz. I got it now with the JBL2220a..

I post a small composit of 3 snapshot of my set-up (info.: 2350+2445, 2402)(4642a + 2240)


retro soulman
10-17-2011, 04:45 AM
wow lovely pair !! you keep it original and thats the real deal! my 4530 when i bought them where in very bad shape ... so i try to rebuild them but the best i could do was that you see in my photos! the material behind the E-130 is the original material that the 4530 got ! .... The sound with the E-130 is enough full but not at its lows that u need to play loud to feel the bass... but its ok for home use!!.. i love your speakers for sure!;)